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Aleks Kurgvel papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3751

Abstract

Personal documents, correspondence, professional documents regarding Aleks Kurgvel's work in the Intelligence Service.

Dates

  • 1917-1982

Language of Materials

Estonian, German, English, Russian, Finnish

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

13.09.1904 - 16.07.1982 New York, New York, U.S.A. Born in Kuressaare, Estonia (Aleksei Kurgvel). Wife: Salme Kurgvel (nee Epler, 1909, married in 1928); sons: Jaan (1931) and Rein (1939) Krugvel. Worked in the Intelligence Service.

Extent

1 Linear foot

Arrangement

Collection is organized into five series and 27 folders. Series I Personal and biographical documents, Series II Correspondence, Series III Professional and societal activities, Series IV Collected materials, and Series V Photographs.

PROVENANCE

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.

RELATED COLLECTIONS

Collection of Sõjavägede Staap in the National Archives of Estonia: ERA.495; Personal collection of Saarsen, Villem in EAU (Lakewood): E242; Personal collection of Madise, Juhan in the EAU: IHRC3138
Title
Inventory of the Aleks Kurgvel papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-4800